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Cancer concern is LOW

Developmental & Reproductive Toxicity

Developmental & reproductive toxicity concern is LOW

Allergies & Immunotoxicity

Allergies & immunotoxicity concern is LOW

Products with this Ingredient

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lipstick572 products
lip balm557 products
mascara262 products
recreational sunscreen253 products
moisturizer230 products
lip gloss204 products
foundation201 products
concealer192 products
eye liner102 products
lip balm with SPF101 products
brow liner101 products
facial moisturizer/treatment89 products
bronzer/highlighter75 products
antiperspirant/deodorant72 products
blush68 products
exfoliant/scrub64 products
eye shadow59 products
daily use with SPF55 products
hair styling aide54 products
baby sunscreen53 products
diaper cream52 products
body firming lotion48 products
hand cream44 products
lip liner40 products
baby lotion37 products
styling gel/lotion33 products
beard care29 products
around-eye cream27 products
facial cleanser25 products
mask24 products
makeup primer22 products
foot moisturizer20 products
lip plumper15 products
bar soap12 products
serums & essences12 products
conditioner12 products
hair color and bleaching12 products
hair treatment/serum12 products
muscle/joint soreness11 products
anti-aging11 products
vapor rubs11 products
BB cream11 products
10 products
facial powder9 products
beard oil9 products
other eye makeup7 products
fragrance for men7 products
makeup remover6 products
cuticle treatment6 products
damaged skin treatment5 products
fragrance for women4 products
shaving cream3 products
after sun product3 products
body oil3 products
foot cleansing3 products
baby soap3 products
antiperspirant/deodorant (men's)2 products
shaving cream (men's)2 products
shampoo2 products
foot odor control2 products
nail treatment1 products
baby oil1 products
eye makeup remover1 products
after shave1 products
body wash/cleanser1 products
hair spray1 products
glitter1 products
eyelash glue1 products
bath oil/salts/soak1 products
CC cream1 products
liquid hand soap1 products
setting powder/spray1 products

Data gaps

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Concern Reference
Risk assessment method deficiencies and data gaps - Maximum reported "as used" concentration is basis of safety assessment by industry safety panel (Cosmetic Ingredient Review, CIR) - implicit safe concentration limit in productJACT 3(3):1-41, 1984 confirmed 06/03 IJT 24(S1):48-52, 2005
598 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed


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Concern Reference
Not suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Multiple, additive exposure sources

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Concern Reference
Designated as safe for general or specific, limited use in foodFDA Food Additive Status
Designated as safe for general or specific, limited use in foodFDA Everything Added to Food


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Industry or government recommendations for safe use: restrictions on concentration, impurities, product types, or manufacturing methods - anyJACT 3(3):1-41, 1984 confirmed 06/03 IJT 24(S1):48-52, 2005

Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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Concern Reference
Classified as not expected to be potentially toxic or harmfulEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data Sources

  • JACT 3(3):1-41, 1984 confirmed 06/03 IJT 24(S1):48-52, 2005
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data.
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
  • FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) 2006. Food Additive Status List. Downloaded from, Oct 16, 2006.
  • FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration). 2008. EAFUS [Everything Added to Food]: A Food Additive Database. FDA Office of Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.


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